Tag Archives: Christmas

Christmas Pictures or Zoom Parties: Classic Holiday Outfits

Whether you are dressing up for a Zoom party or Thanksgiving in your own home, here are some holiday styles to consider.

7 of our Best Money Saving Tips

Let’s face it – we ALL want to save money right? Take a look at seven of the best money…

Christmas in a Combined Family, Revisited

Four years ago I wrote a post about what celebrating the holiday season is like in a combined family. At…

Here’s How I’m Going to Win at Elf-on-the-Shelfing this Year

Did you move your elf today?   Like most moms who choose to participate in this new Christmas tradition, I…

To Parents Who Smuggle Toys Out of the House

“It’s like you’re running an underground railroad for toys.” The teacher for the Sunday school class my husband and I…

Christmas Mercy: Opening My Home to Strangers

It is fitting that I opened my home to people I didn’t know just a few weeks before Christmas, a…

Confessions of a Mom and Former Handel’s Messiah Chorus Member

Everything changes when you become a parent, including the music you listen to. I have two young daughters, so music…

Why We Stopped Sending Christmas Cards

This year, my husband and I decided to jettison most of the people on our Christmas card list. We did…

3 Gifts to Buy Your Kids that Won’t Clutter Up Your House

Every year around this time, I sneak into our playroom after the kids have gone to bed and I clean it…

Family Craft: Lego Christmas Tree Stamping

We visit our local library a couple times a week for story time and get some great craft ideas there. During…